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Announcements

David Rothman to be featured guest on ebook worm show

Submitted by Blake on Thu, 01/08/2004 - 18:30

Lori Bell writes "On Thursday, January 15 at 3:00 p.m. central, Tom Peters of TAP Information Services will host the first ebookworm online show of 2004. The featured guest is Library and e-book advocate David Rothman, author of NetWorld, The Silicon Jungle and other books. He runs TeleRead.org, devoted to the cause of well-stocked national digital libraries in the States and elsewhere. To attend the program, go to talkingcommunities.com
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Librarian's Book Club Selects Reading for January-

Submitted by Blake on Tue, 01/06/2004 - 00:28

Bibliofuture writes "A Splendor of Letters by Nicholas Basbanes is the January-February selection. A few of the items that Basbanes discusses are what libraries should discard, whether books have a "read by" date like milk has a "sell by date". A discussion about Nicholas Baker and Double Fold and an interview with a Sarajevo librarian who saved thousands of Croatian volumes from the Serbian ethnic cleansing campaign.

The National Coalition Against Censorship recently re-launched The File Room

Submitted by Blake on Mon, 12/29/2003 - 22:03

Michael Horun writes: "The File Room, a catalogued web-based interactive archive of censorship cases, has recently been re-launched by the National Coalition Against Censorship as a major up-to-the-minute information resource on worldwide attempts to suppress expression. Open to submissions by organizations and individuals locally, nationally, and internationally, The File Room, is becoming one of the foremost resources on censorship in the world.

Version 52, Scholarly Electronic Publishing Bibliography

Submitted by Blake on Wed, 12/17/2003 - 16:51

Charles W. Bailey, Jr. writes "Version 52 of the Scholarly Electronic Publishing Bibliography is now available. This selective bibliography presents over 2,050 articles, books, and other printed and electronic sources that are useful in understanding scholarly electronic publishing efforts on the Internet.
          HTML: http://info.lib.uh.edu/sepb/sepb.html
          Acrobat: http://info.lib.uh.edu/sepb/sepb.pdf

Dec 2003 LIScareer Articles

Submitted by rochelle on Fri, 12/12/2003 - 14:53

Priscilla Shontz writes "These articles were just published on LIScareer.com:

Brookover, Sophie. “Mentors: What Are They Good For?�
- [Mentoring] -
http://liscareer.com/brookover_mentoring.htm;

Flores, Nadine M. The Agony and the Ecstasy: The
Misunderstandings of Commitment and Expectations of
Committee Leadership� – [Leadership] -
http://liscareer.com/flores_agony.htm;

December eBookworm show - Bill Harroff and Charlot

Submitted by Blake on Wed, 12/10/2003 - 00:17

Lori Bell writes "Greetings!
December's online eBookworm show will be on Thursday,
December 18 from 3:00-4:00 P.M. Central time. Tom
Peters of TAP Information Services will host the show
and interview e-book experts Bill Harroff from
McKendree College and Charlotte Johnson from Southern
Illinois University at Edwardsville.
Both have given numerous presentations on e-books concentrating on avant-garde and interesting projects.

To participate, go to
talkingcommunities.com